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Consumers say Samsung Galaxy Tab is a "decent alternative to the iPad"
- Consumers praise the “portable” design and “beautiful” looks of the Galaxy Tab: Many consumers love the “great”, “portable” size of the Galaxy Tab that “unlike the iPad” can be “kept in the pocket”, “held with one hand” and “typed with two thumbs”. They also love the “beautiful” and “nice” looks although some say the Galaxy Tab is “still too big to carry around”
- Consumers make general positive comments about the Galaxy Tab and praise it in comparison to the iPad: They say the Galaxy Tab is “awesome”, “hot” and “different” and that they "want one". Some say the Galaxy Tab is "way better than the iPad" as it "is what the iPad should have been"
- However, consumers have mixed opinions about the feature range: While some consumers praise the in-built phone, HD playback and dual cameras, others say they would have liked a Super AMOLED screen with greater resolution
- Those who say they will definitely or maybe buy the Galaxy Tab say the Galaxy Tab “sounds cool” or is “way better” than the iPad. They praise the “beautiful”, “sexy” looks and like that the Tab is “more portable” and “half the weight” of the iPad which means they can “carry it in their pocket”
- Those who are undecided ask for more information about the price and value or are worried that the Samsung Tab is “still too big” to carry
- Those who will not purchase say the Galaxy Tab is “too big to be portable” and an “iPad copy”. Some say the Galaxy Tab “lacks screen resolution and “doesn’t have the iPad OS or range of apps”
WaveMetrix social media monitoring shows that there is an appetite for the new Samsung Galaxy Tab and that many consumers discussing the product are likely to purchase it. They love its "great" looks and "more portable" design when compared to its main competitor, the iPad.